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Geriatrics/Chronic Pain (Meyer 6)

Meyer 6 houses two distinct services. The Geriatric Service specializes in the treatment of medically complicated elderly patients with severe affective and neuropsychiatric disorders. The Pain Treatment Service evaluates and treats those with intractable pain, in addition to treatment of the psychological distress that accompanies this condition while improving physical functioning for this patient population.

Patient Population

  • Geriatric Psychiatry, Pain Treatment Service

Number of Beds

  • 9 geriatric inpatient beds
  • 11 pain treatment inpatient beds
  • 2 partial hospitalization programs that serve as a stepdown for each service

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • Varies 1:4-6

New Grad Orientation Length

  • 8 weeks
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